Jaime Leonard

3rd/4th Grade General Studies

Email: Jaime Leonard

I have been at Akiba-Schechter since:

2013

Education/degrees:

M.A. in Special Education from Northeastern Illinois University
B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Michigan

I like to teach because:

I love watching my amazing students get excited about learning new material. The passion they have for learning and succeeding is incredibly inspiring.

My favorite part of teaching is:

Building relationships with my community of learners and watching them learn, grow, and mature.

I became a teacher because:

I wanted to make a difference in the lives of children and give them a positive and memorable learning experience.

I'm known by my students for:

My sense of humor, my love of books, and my love of games.

When I'm not teaching, I

Love to spend time with my family, read, scrapbook, and host Shabbat meals.